Kyonggi University with more than 70 years of continuous development

Kyonggi University with more than 70 years of continuous development

Kyonggi University  is one of the leading general universities in Korea with diverse fields of study, meeting the ever-changing needs of the global economy. So what majors does Kyonggi University offer? What is special about the Korean language program at Kyonggi University?

1. Basic Information about Kyonggi . University

  • School name: Kyonggi University
  • Korean name:
  • Type: private
  • Year of establishment: 1947
  • Study in South Korea
  • Address 1: Gyeonggi Campus: 154-42 Gwangyosan-ro, yeongtong-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do Seoul Campus
  • Address 2: 24, Kyonggidae-ro, 9-gil, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul

Kyonggi University with more than 70 years of continuous development

The predecessor of Kyonggi University is Chaoyang Kindergarten School of Education, established on November 8, 11 in Yeonji-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul. In 1947, educator Soseong Sang-gyo took over and founded Gyeonggi Academy.

In 1963, the school was promoted to a full-time university (4-year system), officially using the name Kyonggi University, and was promoted to a general university in 1984.

Kyonggi University is one of the largest universities in Korea. Currently, Kyonggi University has 7 colleges, 42 departments, 8 faculties and 18 majors, with a total of 18.580 students including 16.650 undergraduates and 1.930 students studying and about 806 teachers. .

Kyonggi University's original campus was located in Yeonji-dong, Seoul, but when it got involved in a large-scale scam in the 1970s, the facility was sold and moved to its current location – the campus. Suwon in 1979.

After recovering to a certain extent, a small campus was established in Ahyeon-dong, the current Seoul campus. The Suwon campus and the Seoul campus are referred to as campus 1 and 2, respectively, with no distinction between main or secondary campuses.

Currently, Kyonggi University has affiliated programs with more than 250 universities from 40 countries and territories around the world such as: Tsinghua University of China, George Washington University, Michigan State University, State University. Michigan, Texas A&M University in the US, Texas A&M University in the US, Kokugakuin University in Japan,..

2. Outstanding Achievements of Kyonggi University

Year 2011

  • Kyonggi University has been selected by the Korean Ministry of Environment to undertake the development of an R&D project worth 80 billion KRW (government contribution 50 billion KRW, private contribution 30 billion KRW) for the treatment technology development project. advanced wastewater and wastewater, is publicly debated by the Korea Institute of Environmental Technology and Industry under the Ministry of the Environment.

Year 2012

  • Kyonggi University was selected by the Korean Ministry of Education as an educational capacity building project with the aim of enhancing the university's overall educational capacity through the continuous management of educational conditions and indicators. operates with policy orientations such as autonomy, diversity and efficiency orientation.

Year 2013

  • Selected by the Korean Ministry of Education to implement the enrollment control support project for 4 consecutive years (2010-2013).

Year 2014

  • Selected as two project groups by the Korean Ministry of Education, the National Research Foundation of Korea for the urban university major project [CK-Ⅱ (University for Creative Korea)].

Year 2015

  • Voted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as an enterprise that supports human resource development suitable to the industry.

Year 2016

  • Selected by the Korean Ministry of Education, the National Foundation for Korean Studies as a support project for research institutes focusing on universities in the specialized fields of society and humanities.

Year 2017

  • According to business newspaper Maeil, Kyonggi University's entrepreneurship index ranks 5th nationally.

Year 2018

  • The first university in Korea to obtain the ISO9001 quality management system certification for international standards by the International Organization for Standardization

Year 2019

  • Selected by the Association of Small and Medium Enterprises and Startups as the organizer of the preliminary start-up package project.

Year 2020

Won the Excellence Award for Future Education Innovation organized by the Korea University Newspaper.

Year 2021

  • Selected by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy to participate in the training project of industrial artificial intelligence experts.
  • Selected by the Ministry of Science and ICT as a software-oriented university.

3. Study program at Kyonggi . University

Kyonggi University with more than 70 years of continuous development

3.1. Korean language program

Kyonggi University Language Education Center was established in 1998 to help those who love Korean language and Korean culture have an ideal learning environment. Through the process of continuous development, more and more international students are studying Korean language programs at Kyonggi University.

A year of studying Korean at Kyonggi University is divided into 4 small semesters, a semester lasts about 10 weeks, a week has 5 study days, a day of about 4 hours. The Korean program here consists of 6 levels (from basic to advanced) to meet the diverse needs of students.

Besides the classroom program, the Language Education Center of Kyonggi University also organizes many exciting extracurricular activities such as:

  • Korean Speaking Competition (takes place in the spring semester): Participating students will express their feelings about the process of studying and living in Korea with the support of teachers.
  • Cultural Experience (takes place in the spring/summer semester): Students will have the opportunity to visit famous places in Korea such as Everland Amusement Park, Boryeong Beach, Lotte World, Yongin Ethnic Village, etc.
  • Student Talent Competition (takes place in the fall semester): students (individuals or groups) will participate in performing cultural performances such as singing, dancing, drama, etc. under the support of teachers. The contest's theme revolves around cultural differences. If winning, students will receive certificates of merit and bonuses.
  • Korean holidays: On Tet holiday, social organizations and religious organizations will organize sports activities as well as entertainment activities and give gifts to international students.
  • Degree award ceremony (4 times/year): At the end of each semester, the school will award a Certificate of Course Completion and reward students with good academic performance.

Besides the tuition fee of 5,400,000 KRW / year, international students when studying Korean language program at Kyonggi University have to pay some other costs such as: 100,000 KRW application fee, 900,000 KRW / 6 months in dormitory amnesty, 90,000 KRW/12 months insurance.

3.2. Specialized program

Kyonggi University with more than 70 years of continuous development

Kyonggi University is a general university with many majors to meet the constantly changing needs of society.

3.2.1. Training program of Suwon campus

University of Humanities (tuition: 3,222,000 KRW/term)

  • History
  • Information Science and Libraries
  • Artistic creation
  • Language and Literature Korean, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, German, French

University of Arts – Sports

  • Sculpture and Ceramic Art (tuition: 4,163,000 KRW/term)
  • Design business: Jewelry and metal design, Visual information design, Industrial design (tuition: KRW 4,163,000/term)
  • Fine Arts: Art Management, Calligraphy, Western Fine Arts, Korean Fine Arts (tuition: 4,163,000 KRW / term)
  • Physical Education and Sports: Sports Health Science, Recreational Sports (tuition: 3,811,000 KRW / term)

University of Social Sciences (tuition: 3,222,000 KRW/term)

  • Community Safety: Youth, Police Administration, Law, Social Welfare, Criminology
  • Public Service: International Studies, Public Administration
  • Economics: Economics, Foreign Trade, Applied Statistics, Intellectual Property

University of Software Administration

  • Business Administration: Business Administration, Tax Accounting, International Industry Information
  • Integrated ICT – Industrial Management Engineering / Integrated ICT – Management Information System
  • Engineering and Computer Science AI / Engineering and Computer Science AI – Artificial Intelligence

University of General Sciences (tuition: 3,811,000 KRW/term)

  • Math
  • Nanotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Synthetic Biology: Life Sciences, Biotechnology and Food Science

University of Creative Engineering (tuition: 4,163,000 KRW/term)

  • Architecture (5 years)
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Integrated energy systems engineering: Advanced materials engineering, Environmental energy engineering, Chemical engineering
  • Smart City Engineering: Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Traffic and Urban Engineering
  • Mechanical systems engineering: Mechanical systems engineering, Intelligent robots

3.2.2. Training program of Seoul campus

University of Tourism - Culture

  • Acting / Animation / Media and Photography (tuition: 4,163,000 KRW / term)
  • Tourism: Hotel and restaurant management, Culinary and food service management, Tourism management, Travel & entertainment, Tourism event organization (tuition fee: 3,222,000 KRW / term)

3.3. Post - graduate program

  • Political Studies
  • Hotel Tourist
  • Business services
  • Art
  • Alternative medicine

4. Conditions to study at Kyonggi University

4.1. For the Korean program

  • Education level: graduated from high school with a GPA of 6.5 or higher (or equivalent)
  • Does not require TOPIK

4.2. For undergraduate and graduate students

  • Education: high school graduate with a GPA of 6.5 or higher / college graduate (or equivalent)
  • TOPIK 3 (for undergraduate system), TOPIK 4 (for graduate program)
  • For programs taught in English: IELTS 5.5, CEFR B2, TEPS 600, TOEFL (PBT 530, CBT 197, iBT 71) or higher.

5. Scholarship Program at Kyonggi . University

Kyonggi University with more than 70 years of continuous development

5.1. Undergraduate Scholarship

First term scholarship (for international students at their own expense):

  • 100% tuition fee waiver: students with TOPIK 6 or IELTS 9.0
  • 70% tuition fee waiver: students with TOPIK 5 or IELTS 8.0
  • 50% tuition fee waiver: students with TOPIK 4 or IELTS 7.0
  • 30% tuition fee waiver: for the rest of the international students
  • Students who have completed 4 or more Korean language semesters at Kyonggi University will receive a 100% free admission fee.

Scholarship for 2nd semester onwards (based on academic merit):

  • 100% tuition fee waiver: students with GPA from 4.3 - 4.5
  • 80% tuition fee waiver: students with GPA from 4.0 - 4.29
  • 50% tuition fee waiver: students with GPA from 3.7 - 3.99
  • 40% tuition fee waiver: students with GPA from 3.0 - 3.99

5.2. Scholarships for graduate programs

All graduate students at Kyonggi University receive a 50% discount on the first semester's tuition. 50% off next semester tuition if GPA is 3.50 or higher.

6. Dormitory system at Kyonggi University

Each room in the dormitory of Kyonggi University is fully equipped with facilities such as: internet system, air conditioner, bed and toilet, bathroom, desk, wardrobe, ... Besides, there are also other amenities. General facilities such as: convenience store, cafeteria, gym, rest area, stationery, laundry room, cafe,...

The cost of the dormitory of Kyonggi University is as follows:

  • 4-month semester: 1,907,600 KRW (1 person room), 1,368,200 KRW (2 person room)
  • 6-month semester: 2,736,900 KRW (1 person room), 1,949,300 KRW (2 person room)
  • 12-month semester: 5,373,700 KRW (1 person room), 3,798,500 KRW (2 person room)

With a variety of study programs, reasonable tuition fees and many scholarship programs to support international students, more and more international students are choosing to study at Kyonggi University. Hopefully, through this article, readers can get a more detailed view of Kyonggi University so that they have more bases to consider and choose when intending to study in Korea.

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